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Overview

Course code:

HLT52015

CRICOS:

091158B

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Waverley

This course can help you become a respected health professional who assists people with their musculoskeletal pain, soft tissue dysfunction and discomfort.

In the course, you will learn how to deliver a remedial massage treatment that seeks out the source of a client's pain and discomfort.

You will use a variety of remedial massage skills based on a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and specific musculoskeletal assessment and techniques.

You will have the opportunity to strengthen and further develop your skills by completing practical experience within our supervised student Wellness Clinic located on the Waverley campus.

The clients in the clinic are drawn from Holmesglen students, staff and members of the general public. You may also have the opportunity to work with elite level sporting clubs.

This program has compulsory activities/materials as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities/materials prior to your enrolment.


Course structure

To receive this qualification, you must complete 16 core units and five elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

CHCCOM006

Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRP005

Engage with health professionals and the health system

HLTAAP003

Analyse and respond to client health information

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTINF004

Manage the prevention and control of infection

HLTMSG001

Develop massage practice

HLTMSG002

Assess client massage needs

HLTMSG003

Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments

HLTMSG004

Provide massage treatments

HLTMSG005

Provide remedial massage treatments

HLTMSG006

Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs

HLTMSG008

Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

HLTMSG007

Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

SISFFIT018

Promote functional movement capacity

SISFFIT031

Implement injury prevention strategies


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent plus relevant work experience
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.

PATHWAYS

After successfully completing the course, you may wish to articulate into further studies such as myotherapy or a physiotherapy qualification.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Remedial massage therapist
- Clinical application of massage
- Sports massage therapist


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$13,500.00


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Contact details

Natural Therapies Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to get detailed course information on our Allied Health Assistance course. We'll talk you through the unique nutrition and dietetics specialisation that Holmesglen offers, which includes 120 hours of practical work placements within the food preparation and hospital system. You'll also get the chance to check out the campus as well as see the student supervised Wellness Centre.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day to get detailed course information on our Beauty Services courses. We will talk you through the hands-on beauty service skills you need, to start work as a beautician (think nails, waxing, lash, brow and make-up), and the basics you need to work in a hair salon. You will also get the chance to check out the campus.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day to get some detailed answers to any questions you may have about our Massage courses. You will talk directly with one of our teachers for detailed advice on study and career options. You will also get the chance to see our Waverley campus and find out why Holmesglen is a great place to study massage.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day to get detailed course information on our Salon Assistant courses. We will talk you through the hands-on beauty service skills you need, to start work as a beautician (think nails, waxing, lash, brow and make-up), and the basics you need to work in a hair salon. You will also get the chance to check out the campus.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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